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I’ve been on a bit of a clothes shopping diet for the past several months, trying to bolster my savings account and decorate a new apartment instead. But that doesn’t mean I haven’t needed new clothes. I’m the not-quite-ideal combination of a purger and someone who obsessively gets into one look for a few months at a time, and let’s just say I haven’t had any fall clothes I felt excited to wear.
Until now. A few weeks ago I lifted the moratorium for a sale at The Outnet to pick up some Christmas gifts and some basics for myself: a sweater, a pair of black pants, and a black jersey dress. I’ve been wearing the crap out of everything, but it’s the sweater I’m most in love with. The material is very thin but super warm (perfect for layering under leather jackets!) and it’s crazy stretchy, which isn’t a quality I’ve ever listed as a pro in a sweater but trust me, it’s great. The turtleneck itself is extra long, which is my favorite part: Walking to the subway in the morning, I pull it up to my nose, wind be damned.
Because of the promotion at the time, I snagged it for cheaper than the current listed price ($109), but it’s still available at 50% cheaper than regular retail (originally $218) in three different colors: navy and light or dark gray. And if you wear the turtleneck half as much as I already have — to work, running errands, out on weekends, at home with PJs — that’s more than worth it.